Just before going on stage (00:51:23) Burt Ramsey/Narrator, played by Ricky Jaywho is wearing a masonic ringasks gameshow host Jimmy Gator, played by Philip Baker Hall, "You with me, Jimmy?" Jimmy replies, "The book says we may be through with the past but the past ain't through with us." to which Burt replies, "We met upon the level and we're parting on the square."
Jason Robards, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, Tom Cruise, Philip Baker Hall, Melora Waters, John C. Reilly, Jeremy Blackman, William H. Macy. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, written by Paul Thomas Anderson. 188 min. USA, English. Color (DeLuxe), Dolby Digital. R. (Drama)